MERCER COUNTY, WV — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed the 124th positive case of COVID-19 in West Virginia on Sunday.
As of March 29th, 2020, West Virginia, through its public health lab, has tested 3,109 residents for COVID-19, with 2,984 results coming back negative and several tests remain pending. There has now been one confirmed death in West Virginia due to COVID-19.
Counties with positive cases: Berkeley (10), Cabell (1), Greenbrier (2), Hancock (3), Harrison (7), Jackson (8), Jefferson (5), Kanawha (19), Logan (1), Marion (5), Marshall (4), Mason (3), Mercer (2), Monongalia (30), Morgan (1), Ohio (7), Pleasants (1), Preston (1), Putnam (3), Raleigh (4), Tucker (2), Upshur (1), Wetzel (1), Wirt (1), Wood (2).
Now that COVID-19 testing is expanded and is now available through commercial labs and some hospitals, the DHHR is only reporting those tests that have been processed through its state public health laboratory. All positive results obtained by commercial labs are reportable to DHHR and are included in the positive case counts.
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